Archives: Staff

Tahu Stanley

Tahu is a Māori man from Aotearoa New Zealand, descending from the Ngāi Tahu, Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Mutunga, and Ngāti Toa Rangatira iwi (tribes).

Tahu lives and works on Wangal Country in Western Sydney and is dedicated to supporting the advancement of Indigenous peoples as cultural, social, and environmental knowledge holders vital to sustainable development.

Alex Splitt

Alex is a Kabi Kabi djan (man) based in Naarm (Melbourne, Australia)

Ella Syme

Ella was born and raised on Arrernte country and currently resides in Mparntwe (Alice Springs).

Ella has a background in social science and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne, where she completed a double major in Anthropology and History (honours).

Before joining AIGI, Ella worked as a writer and content creator.

Abbey Wright

Abbey is a proud Gomeroi woman from Orange (Wiradjuri Country) in NSW. Abbey is working and living in Awabakal country and is passionate about supporting Indigenous empowerment through governance and strength-based approaches to social issues.

Elise Lane

Elise is a proud Wiradjuri woman from Central NSW and was born and has spent most of her life in Awabakal country. She is passionate about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advancement and working to create programs and opportunities that address real world challenges and promote social change.

Lindon Coombes

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Lindon is a descendant of the Yuallaraay people of north west NSW and has over 20 years of experience working across a range of sectors in Aboriginal affairs.